Skip to content

National Sports

3 Ex-Penn St officials get jail terms in Sandusky abuse case

HARRISBURG, Pa.
Impact, Red Bulls both needing wins in first meeting since conference semifinal

Impact, Red Bulls both needing wins in first meeting since conference semifinal

MONTREAL — For most of their first five seasons in Major League Soccer the Montreal Impact were dominated by the New York Red Bulls, but that all changed with a playoff upset in an Eastern Conference semifinal last October.
Pens trying to scratch their way to Cup without injured two-time all star Kris Letang

Pens trying to scratch their way to Cup without injured two-time all star Kris Letang

PITTSBURGH — Chasing a second straight Stanley Cup without Kris Letang hasn't been easy for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The defending champs have been trying to scratch their way to the top without their injured No. 1 defenceman.
Milos Raonic into fourth round of French Open after opponent retires with injury

Milos Raonic into fourth round of French Open after opponent retires with injury

PARIS — Canadian Milos Raonic caught a break Friday at the French Open as he needed less than a half hour to complete a third-round victory over Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. Raonic, the No. 5 seed from Thornhill, Ont.
Defensive lineman Linden Gaydosh making yet another comeback with Roughriders

Defensive lineman Linden Gaydosh making yet another comeback with Roughriders

SASKATOON — Linden Gaydosh is making yet another football comeback. The six-foot-three, 310-pound defensive tackle has battled injuries throughout his four-year pro football career.
Former NY Knick Charles Oakley heading to trial in August

Former NY Knick Charles Oakley heading to trial in August

NEW YORK — Former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley has chosen to go to trial in August on charges he struck a security guard at Madison Square Garden. Oakley appeared briefly before a Manhattan judge on Friday.
Man charged with second-degree murder in CFL player's death to stand trial

Man charged with second-degree murder in CFL player's death to stand trial

CALGARY — A man charged in the shooting death of a Canadian Football League player last year has been committed to stand trial.
Tokyo Olympics cost twice the initial estimate: Why?

Tokyo Olympics cost twice the initial estimate: Why?

TOKYO — Taxpayers beware: The cost of hosting an Olympics is likely to be far more than advertised. The price tag on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has ballooned to nearly twice the initial estimate, even after a major cost-cutting effort.

Source: Edmonton Eskimos to host 2018 Grey Cup championship

TORONTO — The 2018 Grey Cup will be played in Edmonton. A league source says the Alberta capital has been awarded the CFL championship game. An official announcement will be made Monday at Commonwealth Stadium. Edmonton has hosted four Grey Cups.
American Joe Eichner blazing rugby league trail with the Toronto Wolfpack

American Joe Eichner blazing rugby league trail with the Toronto Wolfpack

TORONTO — Having beaten the No. 2 team in their division by 68 points last time out, the unbeaten Toronto Wolfpack look to make short work of the 14th-ranked side when the 1-7-0 Coventry Bears visit Saturday.